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28 Jul 2015 description


  • The Brahmaputra-Jamuna are in rising trend which may continue in next 24 hours.

  • The Ganges-Pamda are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 24 hours.

  • The Surma-kushiyara river systems are in falling trend which may likely to continue in next 24 hours.

28 Jul 2015 description

By Chief Petty Officer Christopher Tucker | Navy Public Affairs Support Element West | July 27, 2015

ROXAS CITY, Philippines – Multinational crew members of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) wrapped up participation in a humanitarian assistance disaster relief (HADR) seminar July 24 hosted by Philippine government agencies at Capiz State University.

Dozens of stakeholders representing a diverse makeup of countries and organizations attended the weeklong event to better prepare all involved in responding to a natural disaster in the region.

28 Jul 2015 description

By Navinesh Kumar, IFRC

Four months after tropical cyclone Pam swept through the Pacific, the Papua New Guinea Red Cross continues to assist communities affected by the storm.

Lydia Ruru, 26, a mother of an 11-month old baby, is from the Province of Western New Britain in the District of Hoskins. Lydia is a volunteer with the Red Cross recovery teams who are working with local communities to understand how families are rebuilding their lives after the disaster and to assess what additional support may be needed in the coming weeks and months.

28 Jul 2015 description

Flood season began in April in Tajikistan, but this year Malika, 51, mother of six, was ready to protect her village. As water and mud began flowing down the hills that surrounding her village of Shokhindoz in the Rasht Valley, Malika organized a team of fifteen women and two men on a three-day operation to block the flow and save the only road that connects them to the rest of the world.

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28 Jul 2015 description

Key Highlights:

  • One person killed, and 842 people were displaced as a result of mudflow in Rasht and Tajikabad Districts;

  • Preliminary number of fully destroyed houses in Rasht is 72 and partially damaged is 56;

  • A mudflow on 24 July fully destroyed 6 houses and partially damaged 4 houses in Tajikabad District;

  • At least 4,000 people do not have electricity supplies and access to water supply system due to damages to existing systems in Rasht and Tajikabad districts.

28 Jul 2015 description

Precipitation Accumulation Analysis with GPM Derived Data (IMERG Real Time) Acquired 19 July 2015 0 h to 27 July 2015 5 h UTC

28 Jul 2015 description

Kawlin, 27 July — Sagaing Region Minister for Transport U Aung Zaw Oo and officials at the weekend provided food, purified drinking water and clothes to flood victims in Inbintha village-tract, Kawlin Township.

The village-tract had inundated by floodwaters caused by heavy rain on 16 July. While meeting with flood victims in Kathitkon village, the minister called for farmlands to be ploughed when flooding recedes.

Township medical officer Dr Khin Maung Than spoke about common diseases in rainy season and treatment for snake-bite patients.

Township IPRD

28 Jul 2015 description

Nay Pyi Taw, 27 July — Heavy rains and flooding inundated thousands of farm fields, and damaged hundreds of acres across the country in nearly two months.

Severe floods hit Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States, Sagaing, Bago, Yangon and Mandalay Regions. More than 13,000 acres of cultivation farms were destroyed, with the highest damaging toll of 11,452 acres in Sagaing region, according to official figure of Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation on Monday.


28 Jul 2015 description

By Aye Min Soe

Yangon, 27 July — A depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to cause heavy rain, flash floods and landslides across the country over the next three days, the weather bureau warned Monday.

The upper Sagaing, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyawady regions, as well as Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayin and Mon states were expected to record more than 3 inches, or 77 mm, of rain within 24 hours from 2 p.m. Monday, the Meteorology and Hydrology Department said.

28 Jul 2015 description

DAVAO ORIENTAL, July 27, 2015 - Some 1,010 housing beneficiaries in the typhoon Pablo-hit towns of Boston, Cateel, Baganga, and Caraga recently received certificate of occupancy to their new homes during the latest round of housing turn over here.

Implemented under the Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Provincial Government, this massive housing project holds the promise of returning people quickly to their normal lives after the unprecedented disaster which laid waste their townsin 2012.

28 Jul 2015 description

By Venus G. Villanueva

KALIBO, Aklan, July 28 (PIA6) -- The provincial government of Aklan, through its Aklan Rivers Development Council (ARDC), will be spearheading a clean-up drive of the Aklan River’s tributaries located in the municipalities of Libacao, Madalag, Malinao, Lezo, Banga, Numancia and Kalibo, Aklan on August 14, 2015.

28 Jul 2015 description


Heavy rains affected southern Bangladesh and several areas of northern Myanmar/Burma over the last two weeks, causing floods and landslides.


• The heavy rains of the last few days has worsened the flood situation in southern Bangladesh.

28 Jul 2015 description

QUEZON CITY, July 27 -- Aside from its regular programs on boosting productivity, the Department of Agriculture said it preemptive and quick disaster response mechanisms have enabled the agriculture sector become resilient from the adverse effects of calamities.

Agriculture Secretary Alcala in a statement said that for instance, despite considerable damage caused by typhoons on the industry, the country was able to attain in 2013 the highest rice harvest in history at 18.4 million metric tons.

27 Jul 2015 description

El día de hoy, el Director General de la UNGRD, Carlos Iván Márquez Pérez, en compañía del Gobernador de Norte de Santander, Edgar Jesús Díaz Contreras, miembros del Consejo Departamental de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres y un Geólogo de experticia nacional, realizaron sobrevuelo por los municipios de Chitagá, Cácota, Labateca y Toledo en Norte de Santander con el fin de evaluar si existía algún peligro en los afluentes de la Quebrada El Arpero, acción con la cual se pudo determinar que no existe ningún riesgo de represamiento y que las avalanchas que se han generado en la zona, se han …

27 Jul 2015 description

This bi-weekly report provides an update of the main movement patterns in Nepal since 25 April. There are currently two main movement flows within Nepal; earthquake and monsoon hazard-related movements and internal and external migration. This paper focuses on the first type of movement, including people displaced as a result of damaged, destroyed houses, and from areas at risk of landslides. For more information on external migration and remittances see the Note on Migration and Remittances.

27 Jul 2015 description

Heavy monsoon rains, the rapid melting of snow and outbursts from glacial lakes have led to flash floods and the flooding of the Indus River in various locations across Pakistan. The floods have affected 23 Districts across Pakistan with 55 reported fatalities and 14 people injured. Chitral District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and six Districts of Punjab province have been hit the hardest, with a high risk of floods in Sindh province in coming days. The Pakistan Army and Government authorities are providing immediate response.

27 Jul 2015 description
report Viet Nam News

QUANG NINH (VNS) — The People's Committee of Quang Ninh northern province today held an online meeting with local authorities to co-ordinate work to repair damage caused by torrential rains over the last two days.

The committee's chairman, Nguyen Duc Long, said this is the largest rainfall in the province in 40 years, measuring nearly 600mm.

The two-day rainfall caused floods in cities and areas, including Ha Long, Dong Trieu, Uong Bi, Cam Pha, Van Don, and Hoanh Bo, Long said.